To choose the best dog ramp for interior, starting with get on a bathroom scale and weigh yourself. Hold your dog and to choose weigh yourself again. Subtract the weight of the combined weight of you and your pet to achieve the individual weight of your pet. Step 2, multiply the weight of your pet by two to choose an indoor dog ramp that supports double its weight. Step 3; secure a 12-inch-wide ramp for small or medium dogs without balance problems. Choose a larger sixteen-inch ramp for larger dogs or a dog with balance problems.
Step 4, choose the correct slope for your best dog ramp, based on the reason you need a ramp. A steep slope of 26 degrees works well for the young, small and medium races with lots of energy to run around. A slope of 22 degrees is normal and more moderate for dogs with some muscle deterioration. And a slope of 18 degrees works well for older dogs, with weakness in the extremities. Step 5; visualize the slope and length of a pet ramp. These to make sure it fit in the area where it is placed.
Place the tip of a tape measure on the floor at the base of the item where your dog needs a ramp. Stretch the tape measure directly up to 24 inches. Mark the area with a piece of tape. Stretch the tape measure to 74 inches and lock it in place. Hold the tip of the tape measure on the tape and place the other end on the floor. This is an easy way to an 18 degree slope. Reduce the length of the measuring tape to 55 inches for a steeper slope, or 64 inches for a normal slope. To place your best dog ramp you may have to choose a different position for your sofa or bed.